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Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors

5400 Bell Avenue, Amarillo, TX

OBITUARY

Harley Don and Melissa Rousset Lewis

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Harley Don and Melissa Rousset Lewis 37 and 36, respectively

Memorial services will be Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel

Harley was born February 2, 1978 in Amarillo to Danny and Debra Lewis. Harley Don passed away in an automobile accident.Harley married Melissa Rousset from Amarillo on September 18, 2004. He worked for Tiernan Aeration Incorporated. Harley’s true passion was the outdoors including; camping, truck racing, rock crawling and animals. He enjoyed hiking with his wife Melissa and often went on camping trips with her. He was a fun-loving person who was hardworking, kind and thoughtful. Harley was deeply loved and will be missed by both family and friends.

Harley was preceded in death by his loving wife, Melissa and his mother Debbie Lewis of Amarillo.

Harley is survived by his loving father, Danny Lewis of Amarillo: paternal grandmother, Norma Lewis of Amarillo; an Uncle, Kelly Lewis and an Aunt, Becky Lewis Oldham .

Melissa was born January 23, 1979 in Brownsville to George Louis Rousset and Carolina Vargas. She married Harley Don Lewis of Amarillo on September 18, 2004. Melissa worked for Amarillo Children's Clinic for sixteen years. She was attending West Texas A&M University in Amarillo, majoring in Wildlife Biology with a minor in Environmental Science. She was an honor student and was scheduled to graduate this fall 2015. Her goal was to be a Texas Wildlife Park Ranger. Melissa’s true passion was the outdoors, including camping, wildlife photography and she had a special connection with animals. She enjoyed photographing birds and one of her photographs of a Black-bellied Whistling Duck, an endangered species, was featured in the Texas Wildlife Records in June 2013. She was a wonderful person , and was beautiful inside and out. She was sweet, kind and thoughtful. Melissa was blessed with a beautiful smile that just drew you in and made you feel loved. She was deeply loved and will be missed by all of us.

Melissa was preceded in death by her husband , Harley Don Lewis; maternal grandfather, Raul Vargas and paternal grandmother, Alice Rousset Munoz .

Melissa is survived by her loving parents, George Louis and Carolina Rousset of Amarillo; a sister, Cristina Rousset of Denver, Co.; a niece, Nola Scarlet Lake and a maternal grandmother, Francisca Vargas.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of Melissa’s favorite charities in her name; Panhandle Down’s Syndrome Gild, Po Box 20783, Amarillo, Texas, 79114 or Animal Rescue Shelter, Inc., 12500 FM 1541, Amarillo, Texas 79118.

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Memories

Harley Don and Melissa Rousset Lewis

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Matt D

July 3, 2015

I was really looking forward to hanging out with you guys the next time.. Guess it will just be a little longer than expected, maybe. You will be missed as are loved by many, truly a loss for the world when good people like you guys take off a little too early. Love you guys.

Joseph (Little ET) Madrid

July 1, 2015

May the Lord give you strength and courage during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss and have you in my prayers always!

Gerald Owens

July 1, 2015

Harley was a friend and I will miss them both. We wheeled together and had fellowship. I will say a prayer for all his family and friends. As we will remember the good times and know they lived life to the fullest. may God Bless you and Keep You. Gerald and Mary Owens

PJ Flores

July 1, 2015

"Ya'll will always be remembered in my heart." Two of the most beautiful people I was blessed to have known.. Thank you Harley for all the wonderful years I knew you..You were a true friend in and out.. Rest in peace. Brother.. And keep smiling in heaven.

Martina Baca

July 1, 2015

Your beautiful smile will always be missed here at the Amarillo Children's Clinic

richard robilio

July 1, 2015

My friends of Texas, My heart is sad, very sad. So short of time with Harley and Melissa. Not enough talking and laughter with them."I am a part of all that I have met". Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Richard Robilio

Tiffany Mitchell Travis Gibbins

June 30, 2015

You will always be remembered and greatly missed. Until we meet again friends.

Millie Miller

June 30, 2015

Melissa you were a true Sweetheart I will truly Miss You! I'am so Thankful to have known You Both! RIP Together!

John & Shirley Shropshire

June 30, 2015

May peace be with you all, our deepest sympathy for such a huge loss to all family and friends.

Luis,Jose,Carlos,Lino,Elias and Daniel Perez

June 30, 2015

Frenchie, from the Perez brothers de Brownsville, tx and everywhere else we are thinking of you compadre and your family

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

We will miss you and always remember your loving smile...We know you and Harley are now in heaven with Grandma Alice and will live in peace forever...Wolfer Family

FROM THE FAMILY

I will miss stories about the "Girls", Einstein and Cosmo...Soar with the eagles that you so brilliantly photographed...Misty Edwards Harvey

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Words cannot express how heartbroken I am right now, Lala. You will forever hold a special place in my heart, I was blessed to know you and Harley-Rachel Vigil

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My beautiful sister I love you and Harley so much, you are forever in our hearts....Cris Rousset

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